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November 4, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY


THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For October 2010


October 2010 vs. October 2009

YTD 2010 vs. YTD 2009

Indicator October 2010  October 2009  % Change 
Wagering on U.S. Races* $870,330,945 $933,137,011 -6.73%
U.S. Purses $96,348,680 $105,203,133 -8.42%
U.S. Race Days 469 530 -11.51%
Indicator YTD 2010  YTD 2009  % Change 
Wagering on U.S. Races* $9,831,352,874 $10,588,566,172 -7.15%
U.S. Purses $875,669,202 $931,016,715 -5.94%
U.S. Race Days 4,784 5,190 -7.82%


* Includes worldwide commingled wagering on U.S. races and separate pool wagering in Canada on U.S. races.

Contact: Rhonda Norby, Marketing and Communications Manager, (859) 224-2856; rnorby@equibase.com

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